The annual report by Reporters Without Borders said that journalism was at least partly blocked in nearly three-quarters of the 180 countries surveyed. File photo: AFP The annual report by Reporters Without Borders said that journalism was at least partly blocked in nearly three-quarters of the 180 countries surveyed. File photo: AFP
The annual report by Reporters Without Borders said that journalism was at least partly blocked in nearly three-quarters of the 180 countries surveyed. File photo: AFP

World Press Freedom Index finds media partly or completely blocked in 132 countries

  • Eritrea, North Korea, Turkmenistan, China and Djibouti fared worst overall in this year’s Reporters Without Borders ranking
  • The report said many governments had used the coronavirus pandemic to worsen repression

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The annual report by Reporters Without Borders said that journalism was at least partly blocked in nearly three-quarters of the 180 countries surveyed. File photo: AFP The annual report by Reporters Without Borders said that journalism was at least partly blocked in nearly three-quarters of the 180 countries surveyed. File photo: AFP
The annual report by Reporters Without Borders said that journalism was at least partly blocked in nearly three-quarters of the 180 countries surveyed. File photo: AFP
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